section One (periodic day 1) Football in Peru has seen hundreds of clubs from Lima and the province go through. One of them was Wanka Sports The team that changed its name has up to 5 chances. Although Team Huanca never won a national title, his name became known internationally, with the United Kingdom being the country where he had amassed the largest number of followers.
It turns out that in that European country, hundreds of people were “tied” to the team from Huancayo City because of an unusual event that they found funny and were for. They decided to order a batch of 1,000 shirts from the English lands. What is it and what happened to the club? In the next note we tell you.
Wanka sports an extraordinary fact
Despite the fact that the team ceased to participate in the First Division in 2004, English fans were interested in Wanka athlete because of the name they bore.
It turns out that in the UK there is the term “wanker,” which refers to people who masturbate. When pronouncing this word, it sounds like “wanka” And for this reason, European citizens were very interested.
On the other hand, in the same year, Sports portal Sports Lens made Huancaín’s team go viral. Saeed Medium has prepared a list of football clubs with the funniest names in the world and Deportivo Wanca tops the ranking. This caused a boom in the sale of the distinctive green jersey in Europe.
Deportivo Wanka changed its name 5 times
Wanka Sports Club was originally born with the name Ovation Miraflores in 1969 and was established in Chimbote. In 1988 it was renamed Ovation SIPESA Because he was receiving help from the Sindicato Pesquero del Perú SA (SIPESA).
In 1992, it changed its name to sports cebesa, which managed to qualify for the 1993 Decentralization Championship. Three years later (1996) it was renamed sport fishing, The team that introduced former footballer Claudio Pizarro for the first time.
What happened to Deportivo Wanca?
In 2000, it moved its headquarters to Huancayo Wanka Sports. However, in 2004 it changed its location to Cerro de Pasco, which is located at an altitude of 4380 meters above sea level, and in the same year it lost its rating due to a series of changes in the tournament rules.
Despite the claim of the club authorities, the decision did not change and the green team ended up disappearing from Peruvian football for a few years. right Now, The team reverted to its initial name, Ovación Miraflores, and plays in the Chimbotana League.
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